Von Dran Award Nominations Currently being Accepted

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award. The Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award is an award open to Catholic University School of Library and Information Science/Department of Library and Information Science (SLIS/LIS) alumni, instituted in the memory of Raymond Von Dran, who served as the second Dean of SLIS (1983-87).

The LIS Alumni Association will present this award during its annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture in March, time and place will be announced later.

The Alumni Board is seeking nominations of SLIS/LIS alumni who, through their contributions to the library and information science profession, have exhibited the qualities Von Dran was noted for throughout his career: innovation, collaboration, and leadership. You do not need to be a CUA LIS graduate to nominate someone!

Nominations (including self-nominations) will be accepted until 11:59 PM, February 22, 2017. The LIS Alumni Board will make a selection of the final recipient with approval from the Chair. To make a nomination, please complete the nomination form.

For more information on Raymond Von Dran’s contributions to our field and our department, and past recipients of the Von Dran Award, please visit http://lis.cua.edu/alumni/vondranaward.cfm.

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